A first version of the movie trailer for a potential documentary of the road-trip. It is indeed set to Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, the music of the movie Rocky. In the next weeks, I’ll post a few preview pics of the large ooamerica photos before, maybe, hitting the road again… ooamerica.com has now moved … Read more
Some last ‘road textures’ from part 2 of the USA road trip. If you’d like to see more I’ve created a page featuring most of them from part 1 and part 2.
A few pictures from LA. Will shortly be posting some last textures from the road.
Final video chapter of the ooamerica USA Road-Trip, part 2: arriving and celebrating in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, some interviews and ‘paparazzi’ work around Hollywood. A bunch of footage is from my last visit to LA, for which I hadn’t posted a video.
There’s something scary about what comes last, or is it something scary about all things that must end: a perhaps unpleasant facet of reality we must all learn to accept, sooner or later. I’ve previously alluded to this in stories of loss and renewal, but an end is not a loss. It is, to … Read more
May 14th Left Portland yesterday, first headed South on the freeway, before meeting up with the coast as the evening settled in, accompanied by tumbles of clouds and fog. The beam from a lighthouse circles timidly, wrapped in shrouds of mist. Monolithic sea stacks stand lone against the breaking waves. Though undoubtedly beautiful during the … Read more
This is the planned (general) itinerary for the second leg of the road-trip, which is coming up shortly! There’s wheel-room for nooks and turns, and a bit of adventure… although the general directions are a bit more determined than the last journey, since I’m really trying to visit the states not yet seen. Feedback welcome, … Read more
These will be the last pictures from part one of the USA road-trip. Planning an upcoming journey through the states that I haven’t yet seen, in order to meet more people and get more pictures and footage. Looking forward to be back on the road…
A few more texture pics from the road:
24th August Returned to SF at 5am on the red-eye. Got a call from a friend overseas, who should be joining on my journey back East. Retrieved the car from a friend’s friend in Oakland. Dusty, sputtering, but I was off. Hit Napa Valley and the vineyards, driving up to Montelena, historical first California wine … Read more
Hi, it’s been a while since I last posted. The rest of the story will now be coming more regularly… August 1st San Francisco’s chilly clouds in the morning. Drive into Oakland. Home of Jack London? That’s about it. Remnants of his legacy include a deserted commercial complex on the bay, a few feet from … Read more
July 30th “Human nature was originally one and we were a whole, and the desire and pursuit of the whole is called love.”- Plato, Symposium. Saw this thought as I returned through La Jolla and read a book in a coffee shop. It’s very close to some of the ideas I share and have written … Read more
The audio of Chapter 14 Road Reel has been disabled on YouTube. It will be posted shortly. July 27th A cold one in Mexico. At the Negro Durazo, a colorful family restaurant, singing band. Semi rough start after crossing the border, walking straight ahead and crossing the irrigation ditch, on an unused bridge in … Read more